Preparing Children with Autism for the Transition Back to School

Summer break is ending and it is about that time again to head back to school. The transition from being at home with a relaxed schedule for a couple of months, to returning to a structured school schedule, can be hard for most people, but especially difficult for children with autism. Some children have trouble adjusting to changes in routine, so starting school again may cause some challenges. Below are some tips and resources to make your child’s transition a smooth one. Preparing for ...
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Winter Break is Over: Getting Back on Track

For many kids, winter vacation ends tomorrow and that means it’s back to the daily grind. Back to getting out the door on time for school (with winter bundling no less), doing homework, eating dinner, and getting to sleep at a decent hour.  Are your kids still in vacation mode?  Here are some ways to help the transition back to school go a bit smoother.   Visuals for Routines Bring out those schedules/routines/lists that you don’t use anymore, or create new ones to get your kiddos ...
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